Glazed 1.15 is a resource pack for Minecraft 1.15 for all of your Minecraft vanilla lovers out there. Some use the term ‘semi-vanilla’ but this pack is even closer than that. Perhaps ‘almost-vanilla’ would be more appropriate? Anyways, this is a pack for players who swear by vanilla Minecraft and want to stay faithful to the game’s default textures as closely as possible. But is there enough change to justify a whole new resource pack? Find that out and much more in my review and rundown of Glazed 1.15.
What is Glazed 1.15?
Glazed 1.15 is a vanilla resource pack based off InFinite pack by FinsGraphics with a large amount of updates and improvements up to Minecraft 1.15. Full of hundreds of tiny and subtle changes, this pack is bursting with content, but not the content of the ostentatious kind. Glazed 1.15 focuses on making improvements to the base game, but while maintaining Minecraft’s original look to such a degree that I’ve never seen before in a faithful resource pack.
What is Glazed 1.15 like to play with?
Glazed 1.15 is a funny thing to review. The pack’s dedication to the base game is frankly impressive, but it presents a problem when trying to make comparisons between the two. Ultimately, the pack aims to provide hundreds of small changes and improvements to the vanilla textures, without replacing them completely. The phrase ‘throwing the baby out with the bath water’ comes to mind, and this pack certainly doesn’t throw out the bath water!
This pack is a pretty niche affair. Unless you are a devoted vanilla player and want something that will only make the smallest of adjustments (although there is a high number of changes), then your attention might be better served with a different resource pack. The changes made are positive ones when you notice them, but that seems to be the biggest issue, that most of the changes present in this pack are minor at best and will only satisfy the most eagle-eyed of players. It’s a bit of a double-edged sword, really. Although the strong faithful ethos the pack commits to is commendable, it also gets in the way of introducing new and exciting textures for players to experience.
So that’s it, really! Glazed 1.15 isn’t a pack for everyone, but you can’t fault it on its dedication to vanilla Minecraft and serving a unique purpose. Although not everyone will find something of use in this pack, Glazed 1.15 will make a great addition for players who love vanilla and semi-vanilla packs and are looking to expand their current resource pack library.
What are the pros of Glazed 1.15
✔Incredibly faithful to vanilla Minecraft
✔Runs well due to minimalist nature
✔Subtle changes and improvements to default textures
What are the cons of Glazed 1.15
X Not a lot of substantial content changes
X Changes are minor and subtle in nature
X Can’t recommend to many players
How do I install Glazed 1.15?
Ready to install Glazed 1.15? The process is easy! However, we’ve still put together a quick guide on installation for Minecraft 1.15 if you’ve never done it before or just need a refresher.
To begin, download the zip file for Glazed 1.15 and place it somewhere safe. Afterwards, find and open your Minecraft ‘resourcepack’ folder. The simplest way to do this is by going to the Minecraft main menu and making your way to options>resource packs>open resource pack folder, which will make the folder open automatically. You can also access the folder without opening Minecraft by going through your computer files. Use the table below to find the relevant file directory for your operating system:
When you have the pack open, drop the zip download inside of it. Then enable Glazed 1.15 as your current resource pack in the resource pack menu in Minecraft.
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Glazed 1.15 for Minecraft Download Links
Below is where you can find download links for Glazed 1.15
At the end of the day, if you want to play Minecraft you first need to download OptiFine! There are millions of players in Minecraft make sure that you are using fair mods which does not disrupt or bother gameplay of other players.
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